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Yon-Gae 49 Movements

YON-GAE is named after a famous general during the Koguryo Dynasty, Yon Gae Somoon. The 49 movements refer to the last two figures of 649 AD, the year he forced the Tang Dynasty to quit Korea after destroying nearly 300,000 of their troops at Ansi Sung.

START: Warrior ready stance 'A' at X facing D
Perform 1 in a circular motion.
1Slide to C to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to D with a reverse knifehand.
Perform 2 in a slow motion.
2Execute a high punch to D with the right long fist while forming a left walking stance toward D, pivoting with the left foot.
3Slide to C forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
4Execute a middle outward strike to D with the right knifehand while flying to D, and then land to D, forming a left L-stance toward D withe the right knifehand extended to D.
5Shift to C, maintaining a left L-stance toward D while executing a checking block to D with an X-fist.
6Execute a high outward cross-cut to D with the right flat fingertip while forming a right walking stance toward D, slipping the right foot.
7Execute a downward thrust with the right straight elbow while forming a left rear foot stance toward D, pulling the right foot.
8Jump to D, forming a left X-stance toward AD while executing a high side strike to D with the left backfist.
9Move the right foot to C to form a left walking stance toward D while executing a low outward block to D with the right knifehand.
10Move the right foot on line AB to form a parallel stance toward D while executing a middle hooking block to D with the left palm.
11Execute a middle punch to D with the right fist while maintaining a low guarding block to D with a reverse knifehand.
Perform 12 in a circular motion.
12Slide to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a low guarding block to D with a reverse knifehand.
Perform 13 in a slow motion.
13Execute a high punch to D with the left long fist while forming a right walking stance toward D, pivoting with the right foot.
14Slide to C to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
15Execute a middle outward strike to D with the left knifehand while flying to D, and then land to D, forming a right L-stance toward D with the left knifehand extended to D.
16Shift to C, maintaining a right L-stance toward D while executing a checking block to D with an X-fist.
17Execute a high outward cross-cut with the left flat fingertip to D while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot.
18Execute a downward thrust with the left straight elbow while forming a right rear foot stance toward D, pulling the left foot.
19Jump to D to form a right X-stance toward BD while executing a high side strike to D with the right backfist.
20Move the left foot to C, forming a right walking stance toward D while executing a low outward block to D with a left knifehand.
21Move the left foot on line AB, forming a parallel stance toward D while executing a middle hooking block to D with the right palm.
22Execute a middle punch to D with the left fist while maintaining a parallel stance toward D.
23Move the right foot to A to form sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block with the reverse knifehand.
24Cross the left foot over the right foot to form a right X-stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow.
25Move the right foot to A, forming a sitting stance toward D while executing a checking block to D with a twin straight forearm.
26Cross the left foot over the right foot to form a right X-stance toward D while executing an upward punch with the right fist, pulling the left side fist in front of the right shoulder.
27Execute a high reverse hooking kick to B with the right foot.
28Lower the right foot to B, and then execute a high side piercing kick to B with the left foot, pulling both hands in front of the chest while turning clockwise.
29Lower the left foot to B in a jumping motion to form a left X-stance toward D while executing a downward strike to D with the left backfist.
30Move the left foot to B, forming a sitting stance toward D while executing a W-shape block with a reverse knifehand.
31Cross the right foot over the left foot, forming a left X-stance toward D while executing a horizontal thrust with a twin elbow.
32Move the left foot to B to form a sitting stance toward D while executing a checking block to D with a twin straight forearm.
33Cross the right foot over the left foot, forming a left X-stance toward D while executing an upward punch with the left fist, pulling the right sidefist in front of the left shoulder.
34Executing a high reverse hooking kick to A with the left foot.
35Lower the left foot to A, and then execute a high side piercing kick to A with the right foot, pulling both fists in front of chest while turning counter-clockwise.
36Lower the right foot to A in a jumping motion, forming a right X-stance toward AD while executing a downward strike to A with the right backfist.
37Move the left foot to C, forming a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
38Move the left foot to D, turning counter-clockwise to form a left rear foot stance toward C while executing a waist block to C with the right inner forearm.
39Move the right foot to C slightly and then the left foot to D in a stamping motion to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a high outward strike to D with the left knifehand.
40Shift to C, maintaining a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
41Move the right foot to D, turning clockwise to form a right rear foot stance toward C while executing a waist block to C with the left inner forearm.
42Move the left foot to C slightly, and then the right foot to D in a stamping motion to form a left L-stance toward D while executing a high outward strike to D with the right knifehand.
43Move the right foot to C, turning counter-clockwise to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with the forearm.
44Jump to execute a mid-air kick to D wit the right foot while spinning clockwise, and then land to D to form a left L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knifehand.
45Jump to execute a mid-air kick to D with the left foot while spinning counter-clockwise, and then land to D to form a right L-stance toward D while executing a middle guarding block to D with a knifehand.
46Execute a low inward block to D wit the right reverse knifehand, pulling the left sidefist in front of the right shoulder while forming a left walking stance toward D, slipping the right foot to C.
47Slide to C to form a left L-stance toward D while thrusting to C with the left side elbow.
48Execute a low inward block to D with the left reverse knifehand, pulling the right sidefist in front of the left shoulder while forming a right walking stance toward D, slipping the left foot to C.
49Slide to C, forming a right L-stance toward D while thrusting to C with right side elbow.
ENDBring the right foot back to a warrior ready stance 'A'.